Socialize

Home » Entries posted by Faiza Abbas Mahamud, Mshale Associate Editor
Stories written by Faiza
Faiza Abbas Mahamud is Associate Editor at Mshale having started as a Staff Reporter. She has a BA in Journalism and Women's Studies from Augsburg College. She is author of the documentary "Somali Women’s Education”. She is based in Minneapolis.

Somali-American outreach workers bridge divide between community and government

Somali-American outreach workers bridge divide between community and government

This story is courtesy of the Star Tribune. The author of the story, Faiza Mahamud, is Mshale’s Associate Editor but is also a reporter at the Star Tribune. They are…

Community Hero Abia Ali dies

Community Hero Abia Ali dies

This year’s Mother’s Day came with the shocking death of a Minnesota mother, exploding social media and other local news outlets. Many in Minnesota and around the world woke up…

Ambassador Githae of Kenya to keynote Books for Africa luncheon

Ambassador Githae of Kenya to keynote Books for Africa luncheon

Ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae of Kenya and that country’s former Minister for Finance will keynote the annual Books for Africa fundraising luncheon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The luncheon with a…

Caucus night captures imagination of East Africans in Minneapolis

Caucus night captures imagination of East Africans in Minneapolis

East Africans who came out to caucus on Tuesday night were met with long lines at the Brian Coyle Center in Minneapolis as was the case in caucus sites around…

Community pushes back on U.S. government anti-radicalization program

Community pushes back on U.S. government anti-radicalization program

Months after U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger launched a $1 million dollar program to counter the recruitment and radicalization of young Muslims in Minnesota, tension and division still exists within the…

Somali American Parent Association gala to celebrate ‘Community Resilience’

Somali American Parent Association gala to celebrate ‘Community Resilience’

Somali American Parent Association (SAPA) will hold its annual gala at the Minneapolis Central Library on Saturday, March 19. This will be the organization’s second annual gala.“Community Resilience” is the…

Somali Mental Health conference to be held at the University of Minnesota

Somali Mental Health conference to be held at the University of Minnesota

With discussions about mental health spreading across the African immigrant community and especially among the refugee communities, the Somali Mental Health Foundation and the Somali Mental Health Professionals Network have…

Ilhan Omar’s legislative race taking shape

Ilhan Omar’s legislative race taking shape

Ilhan Omar, DFL activist and Director of public policy initiatives at Women Organizing Women (WOW) Network, announced her candidacy for Minneapolis House District 60B in October. Should she be elected,…

Somali American Parent Association takes on East African immigrant mental health

Somali American Parent Association takes on East African immigrant mental health

ST.PAUL, Minn. – In partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, the Somali American Parent Association hosted the East African Mental Conference Thursday at Ties Event Center focusing on dissemination…

Books for Africa and MKIDA donate over 22,000 textbooks in memory of Ishmael Gitaa to Kenya schools

Books for Africa and MKIDA donate over 22,000 textbooks in memory of Ishmael Gitaa to Kenya schools

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Less than a year after his death, Books for Africa and Minnesota Kenyans International Development Agency (MKIDA), are helping keep the legacy of Ishmael Nyangau Gitaa…

Uganda’s Ambassador to United States to address Minnesota Business forum

Uganda’s Ambassador to United States to address Minnesota Business forum

Uganda’s Ambassador to the United States, Oliver Wonekha and the United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at a Minnesota Trade Office organized Africa Forum titled Business…

Page 1 of 3123